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Early Childhood Education

Information and resources related to early childhood education and activities.

What is in this guide?

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Use the resources listed in this guide to begin your research. Make sure that you pay attention to the search tips and examples featured on each page. They will help make your research more successful. If you are having trouble finding sources for your assignment, ask a librarian for help.

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Summon Search

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Search Examples:

  • "early childhood" AND autism
  • "early childhood" AND teacher retention
  • prekindergarten AND curriculum
  • "early childhood" OR "early education" OR prekindergarten
  • ("early childhood" OR "early education" OR prekindergarten) AND STEM

Education Databases

Online Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.The username and password to access databases is the same as what you use to log in to myPittCC and Moodle. The username is your entire myPittCC email address ( 

Community logins are available to Pitt County residents with PCC library cards and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses. Scroll down and look for the "Community Login" section.